Agronomy Geeks Ontario — Ep. 6: High Speed Corn Planting & Waiting 'Til Soil is "Fit"

Soil worked too wet in the fall could be a nightmare this spring
Soil worked too wet in the fall could be a nightmare this spring

As the snow finally melts in Ontario, cash crop farmers have a lot to do in a short window. There’s still plenty of corn out there and lots of unfinished tillage work. In this episode of the Ontario Agronomy Geeks podcast, Bernard Tobin talks strategy with agronomist Mervyn Erb of Agri-Solve Inc. — what should farmers be doing in the weeks ahead to get their fields fit for planting? What should they avoid?

Erb also shares his thoughts on the some of the new planting technology unveiled by John Deere and Kinze over the winter. Planting corn accurately at 10 MPH and switching hybrids in a field on-the-go is now a reality. Erb says: “The Golden Age of Corn” is now upon us. Tune in for more thoughts on the challenges and opportunities these innovations will bring to your fields.

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